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Devin Street slow to make impact with Dallas Cowboys

Tom Pennington

Former Pitt wide receiver Devin Street has a home in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys. Street has found it difficult to make much of an impact so far this season, however.

Street got a lot of opportunity in the preseason and after ranking third on the team in catches in the exhibition games, it seemed like he would catch some passes this year. But thus far, he hasn't contributed much on offensive.

Street has only two catches on the year for 18 yards through five games with the Cowboys. Both of those came in the team's opener against the San Francisco 49ers. The interesting thing is that Street hasn't even been targeted since that game. The two catches and four targets he has for the team are both at the bottom for Cowboys players that have caught at least one pass.

He isn't getting targeted but the good thing is that he's at least contributing in other ways. ESPN says the team is fond of using him on running plays as he's a serviceable blocker against eight-man fronts. Whatever it takes to get on the field, right?

Dallas is 4-1 so believe me, this isn't the time to start complaining about Street not getting enough action. And to be fair, preseason statistics are hardly a great indicator for how someone (particularly, a rookie) will play in the regular season. But it's safe to say that he probably wishes he could contribute a little more right now.

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